Cala Mia Island Resort

A charming, comfortable boutique hotel situated on the island of Boca Brava off Panama’s Pacific coast

Cala Mia Island Resort

Winner of Fodor’s Choice Award 2010, Cala Mia is a charming, comfortable boutique hotel situated on the island of Boca Brava off Panama’s Pacific coast, not far from the town of David.
Its eco-credentials include partial solar power in the rooms and no additives or colourings in the delicious Italian and New World meals, cooked with produce from its own organic garden and dairy farm and served overlooking the beautiful islands and ocean. Five per cent of the room rate goes to programmes supporting the local population. Furnishings are locally made and custom designed.
Boca Brava is a large, virtually uninhabited island within the Golfo Chiriqui National Marine Park which protects over 100 islands with innumerable secluded beaches and bays.


Infinity swimming pool, spa on separate small island, private beach, bar and restaurant, library with selection of world music

Local Wildlife

Many bird species, dolphins, howler monkeys, ocelot, margay, coati, whales, leatherback and hawksbill turtles, coral reefs, and a plethora of marine wildlife

Optional Activities

Swimming in the pool or from the beach, boat trips to uninhabited islands, kayaking in the mangroves (included), birdwatching, whale watching, snorkelling (complimentary equipment), surfing, wildlife walks, horse riding, scuba diving.

Number of rooms


Air Conditioning


Swimming Pool


John Melton
Area Specialist

Choose optional boat trips to reach some of the more attractive locations in the marine park.

If you have any queries about this accommodation please feel free to call me directly on +44 (0)1803 866965 or...

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Cala Mia Island Resort 8.206515, -82.252193 Cala Mia Island ResortView

Excellent and very enjoyable holiday. Panama definitely offers plenty to occupy a three-week trip (and more).

Mr & Mrs M - Edinburgh